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Wizards' Crittenton charged with two weapons violations

Washington Wizards guard Javaris Crittenton has been charged with weapons violations in an apparent plea deal — 10 days after teammate Gilbert Arenas pleaded guilty to a felony gun charge.

New unanimous No. 1 in AP hoops poll; UNC out of Top 25

Kentucky is on top of The Associated Press' college basketball poll, and the Wildcats are a unanimous No. 1.

Fox ready to swoop in on Conan

FOX is set to move fast to pick up Conan O'Brien for a rival late-night show, according to sources. Talks between O'Brien and Fox could start as early as this week.

3 coordinated bomb attacks hit hotels in Baghdad

BAGHDAD — In a coordinated attack as devastating as it was ruthlessly efficient, three bombs unleashed minutes apart on Monday wrecked landmark hotels in Baghdad, undermining faith in Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Ma

Report: Tiger crashed car in drug-induced stupor

Tiger Woods was allegedly in an Ambien-induced stupor the night he crashed his car.

Paraguay player shot in head

Paraguay striker Salvador Cabanas was in critical condition Monday after being shot in the head at a Mexico City bar.

'Avatar' replaces 'Titanic' in record books

LOS ANGELES, Jan 24 (Reuters) - "Titanic" just hit an iceberg named "Avatar."

Group: Bin Laden wording 'indicator' of coming attack

Osama bin Laden's word choice in the latest audio message attributed to him is seen as a "possible indicator" of an upcoming attack by his Al-Qaeda network, a US monitoring group warned Sunday.

Kerrigan's brother pleads not guilty in wake of father's death

The brother of Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan has been arrested in connection with the suspicious death of their father on Sunday, according to Massachusetts police.